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Description - Karel Teige / 1900--1951 by Eric Dluhosch

This text brings together a collection of essays on Karel Teige, the most influential figure of the Czech avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s. Teige (1900-1951) participated in every important argument and controversy of those years. He edited influential avant-garde journals on Czech and international cultural affairs and wrote essays on the theory and criticism of art and architecture. He also produced paintings, collages, photomontages, film scripts, book covers, typefaces and participated in theatrical performances. In 1948, when the communists took over Czechoslovakia, Teige was held as a progressive and died a broken man, forbidden to speak out or to publish.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262041706
ISBN-10: 0262041707
Format: Hardback
(257mm x 244mm x 33mm)
Pages: 446
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eric Dluhosch

Eric Dluhosch is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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